Assumed & Fictitious Names (Business Names)


As of January 1, 2020, all Assumed & Fictitious Names are filed with the Virginia State Corporation Commission. For more information, please visit the State Corporation Commission's website or call them at 1-804-371-9733.

Dissolution of a Business Name

For a dissolution of a business name, please complete the Certificate of Dissolution of a Business Name form, specifying whether it is a dissolution of a business for an individual or partnership, or a dissolution of a corporation, general partnership, limited partnership, or limited liability company. This form should be filed in the Circuit Court Clerk's office only if the business name was registered before January 1, 2020.

Useful Names and Contact Information for New Businesses in Virginia

The Virginia State Corporation Commission: 1-804-371-9733, 1300 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Virginia Department of Taxation: 1-804-367-8031, 1957 Westmoreland Street, Richmond, VA 23230

Internal Revenue Service: 1-800-829-1040, 400 North 8th Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Disclaimer: Please note that this website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice.